Students hovered around their group tables, hunched over bins full of tiny wheels, plastic connectors, switches, levers and dozens of other bits and pieces. The Fullerton IV fourth-graders excitedly shared their ideas on how to put all the pieces together to create the best and coolest robot. The teams – and their robots – would soon compete against one another.
This scene unfolded in Sandra Bannister’s class in December, where one of Roseburg High School’s three robotics teams had set up shop to teach the students the basics behind robotics. Each group of students was assigned a coach from Team Taurus, which visited the classroom once a week for a four-week period.
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